In the Books page this week:
A piece on how myth-inspired pop fiction is trying to keep all our attention, by R. Krishna. The two books he’s looked at are Jaal by Sangeeta Bahadur and Govinda by Krishna Udayashankar.
Aditi Seshadri’s review of Cyrus Mistry’s Chronicle of a Corpse Bearer.
Harini Calamur’s review of Shashi Tharoor’s Pax Indica.